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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE : , , TUESI > AY , AUGUST 7. 188SL
IN THE MOUNTAINS'SHADOWS ,
The Bonutlfnl and Romantic Sur
roundings of Idaho's Capital.
ARCHITECTS OF HER GREATNESS.
Irrigation nncl Cultivation ofllic Imiul
The Mining IlcRlons ThoKxposI-
lion Hot Springs The Ilo < c-
Approaching Boise City , the traveller
cfosica the sago brush plains , and
fetands tit last on the bluiT overlooking
the valley , the river nnd the cily. Lot
him onoo behold , under the clcur sun
light of Idaho , the giant mountuina as
they form ti massive background to the
r.ity's fair outline , and a scene of beauty
vbo \ \ [ stamped up \ his memory never
to be effaced. Ton ytos to the right
are the great w .lls of the famed
Boise fJanon through which
the swift flowing river , bidding
farewell to the mountains , emerges to
pivo lit fertility to the plains. Great
hills and cloud tipped peaks follow in
succession as his gn/o turns westward ,
the wonderful ohaiif bending to the
north to make room at its foot for the
city of BoiHO , and its outlying farms and
orchards , further still to the west are
the hills whore pine groves and tiny
springs abound ; and the people of the
valley by scores como up for summer
camp. The city itself is buried in trees ;
nnd if in "eastern Nebraska you have
seen your last grove , and sped lor more
.than a thousand miles over the dry
plains wondering fdr what the sage
brush desert was created , the orchards
and gardens of Bolso will have a sig
nificance in their beauty that never
occurred to the traveler before. While
other mountain towns have accepted
barrenness as the natural condition of
things , the plunders of Boise have made
a successful light for trees and flowers.
That nmssivo building in the center of
the picture the largest in the inuor-
mountatn region built for any purpose
is the public school , containing over
six hundred pupilsand possible capacity
for two hundred moro. it is an index
of what they are in Idaho ; that the
school house comes before the opera
house , or the grand hotel , or any other
great structure in which the people
take pride. Next to it btands the beau
tiful capitol building , built by these
Idahoans , who couldn't wait in natieneo
for a government appropriation , and
adjoining that is a county court house
which cost $ (10,000 ( when the county had
but 7OIM ) inhabitants. The boll and
tower to the south Of the court house
crown our city hall. On the upper
is the council chamber , and a beauti
fully furnished library and reading
room. On the lower floor is a steam fire
engine of the latest pattern. Look over
your state and see if you can find a
single town , which , before it had 8,000
inhabitants , was and is the owner of a
city hall , public library , steam lire en
gine and fire department apwratus ,
which cost $20,000. ,
Hero is located also the United States
assay ofllco , doing a business last year
pf $957,708.512 in the precious motnis
taken from the adjacent mining camps.
So near that wo hoar the sound of their
bugles , are the United Slates army
barracks , whoso bhib-doatod occupants
cause between $15,000 and $20,000 to bo
fllSbtirsdd In Bolso City monthly. Just
at the base of the mountain is the
United States penltoutirtry , another
source of profit to our merchants , who
furnish the supplies.
Among the sects that ibstto bno ah-
other on the road to thil "Gates Ajar , "
are Episcopalians , Koman Catholics ,
Baptists , Methodists and Presbyterians ,
each having comfortably furnished
church buildings. Hero also are the
department headqurrtors of the Grand
Army of the Republic , with Patrick
Collins post Jfo , 4 having sixty-four
members" . The Masons ar'e represented
ih two lodges ; a chapter ana a com-
nmnQory. The Independent Order of
Odd Follows have two lodges ,
\vhilo the Ariclbht Order df
United Workmen , Knights of Labor ,
fcnTghts of Pythias , Knights of Honor
arid other fraternities are sustained ,
fehfl while the towh has not "gone dry , "
as wltHess thirteen taloons , jot the tem
perance societies , such as the Good
Templars , the Women's Christian Toni-
porunb'6 union nnd others aboil lid.
3oiso City Is nlsd the headquarters for
ihp Idaho Pioneer society , the Idaho
Bible society , the Idaho S. S. "associa-
tloh and other , similar bodies
iioibfe iiOAtti ) or1 TitA S.
The Boise City bo.ird of trade was or
ganized nearly ono year ago. Its object
Wa B to bring to the attention of the
public the cbmlnor'clal , ftgrltJhltural arid
nilntng interests of Boise City and the
tributary country : to form a "free par-
lialnont" for the discUssl6n of public in
terests , and to concentrate public senti
ment upon such measures as would
facilitate the dovolbpmdnt and increase
the wealth of bouthwest Idaho. Their
work has justified their anticipations.
TJhero is h more cordial co-operation
among our citizens , a generous finan
cial support has boon given to public
enterprises approved by the board , and
gouulno progress is observed in all di
rections. Now highways have been
built ; a great impetus has boon given to
bur mining enterprises ; telephone com
munication has boon established with
'dlritunt mining camps ; reduced tariffs
have been secured over the railwajs ,
nnd 35,000 maps and pamphlets have
uoen dislribulcd thvoMgnout the United
States , showing the growth and pros
pects of the capital city of Idaho.
Ono hundred of the foremost citizens
form the board of trade. The directors
nro as follows : James A. Pinnoy , pres
ident : Peter Sonna , vice-president ;
John Huntoon , treasurer ; Joseph Per-
rault , recording secretary ; Charles A.
Clark , R. X. Johnson , Nathan Falk , H.
B. Eastman , Edward Shainwald , John
M. Lamb and David Heron , lion. Silas
W. Moody , territorial superintendent
of public instruction , is the cbrredpdud-
ingbodrotaryof the board.
President Pinnoy wusformorly mayor ,
nnd has been a persistent , faithful and
successful leader in almost every enter
prise for the advancement of Boise
Oily. Ho is engaged in the book nnd
stationery business under style of James
A. Pinnoy & Co.
Peter Sonna is the veteran wholesale
and retail hardware denier ; u director
in the First National bank , and a mobt
gnnerous , public-spirited citizen. lie la
chairman of the committee on rail
roads , nnd untiring in hla efforts lo
enlarge Boise's railway facilities.
Hon. John Huntoon is cashier of the
First National bank a position ho hag
filled with fidelity nnd honor for many
Hon. Joseph Parrault was formerly
territorial treasurer. Ho is vice-presi
dent of the Idaho Commercial com-
luny.nnd a largo owner in various water
Charles A. Clark is superintendent
Df the Bradstrcot Mercantile agency for
Hon. R , Z. Johnson is attorney-gen
for Idaho , and is ono of th.o ablest
members of the bar of the Pacific
Nathan Fnk is the senior member of
the linn of N. Falk & Bro. , wholo-
ttalo and retail general merchandise
dealers , doing the largest business in
their line in Idaho territory.
II. B. Eastman is of the firm of East
man Bros. , proprietors of the Overland
hotel ; ho is also a director in the Boise
City National bank ; a leading mall
lontractor , and ono of the owners of the
California , Idaho and Oregon Stage
Edward Shainwald is of the firm of
ihainwald liros. , wholesale and retail
general merchandise dealers a young
"justness man of tireless energy and on-
John M. Lamb is of the firm of Brum-
> ack A ; Lamb , lawyers , collectors , un-
'erswritord and dealers in real es
D.avid Heron is a farmer , stock raiser
.nil capitalist ; now a county commls-
ionor and frequently honored by his
ollow-cltixons with positions of import-
nice and responsibility.
The directors meet on the first and
bird Tuesdays of each month.
Tltn IDAHO CnXTUAL.
The Idaho Central connects Boise
City with the Oregon Short Line at
Nampa. Two trains run daily , moot
ing trains on the main line. No. 1
eaves Nampa at 1 p. m. , after the ar-
ival of trains on the main line from
: > oth cast and west , and arrives at Bolso
Jity at 2 p. m. Train No. 2 leaves
Bdfso City nt8 a. in. , arriving at Nampa
t 0 a. m. , connecting with trains 3 and
on the Oregon Short Lino. Both the
Oregon Short Line and the Idaho Cen
tral are controlled by the Union Pa
The Idaho Ccnlraldopot is beautifully
ocatodon the blulls overlooking Bolso
Valley , ono milo south of the city. The
_ .rounds have boon platted as South
Boise , nnd besides the railway build-
'ngs , an eating house undjiovoral ware
houses are located there. "From the do-
, ) ot a magnificent view of the moun
tains , river , valleys , farms , gardens and
orchards is obtained.
In the Boise City National bank block
elegant olllccs have bobn fitted up for
, ho Idaho Central railroad , and for the
Rocky Mountain Bell Telephone com
pany. Hero will bo found Mr. John
Hunter , the manager , and his staff of
ussistants. Tiiero is every proipoct
that at an early date the Idaho Central
ivill bo extended southwest to Snake
river , and thus give the greatest im
petus to the development of _ that great
ugricultural and placer mining valley ;
and also northeast up Boise valley and
Moore's crock , through the gold and
illver regions of Boise county. This
, vill give the Idaho Central a magnifi
cent business , nnd make Boise City the
center of the mountain railway system ,
now being developed from many direc
HOLE'S YOUNG 1IUSINKSS 3IKN.
The Epstein & Logan firm is the
youngest of Boise's general merchan
dise concerns as at present constituted.
Mr. Epstein had previously been in
business in Idaho's beautiful capital ,
jut Mr. Logan had never before entered
trade. Leonard Logan is a fair speci
men of the young men who have been
roared in the shadow of the mountains ;
shrewd , self-contained , thorough ho
has needed no guardianbhip. Mr. En-
stein Ini3 grown up in mercantile sur
roundings , and is an Honor to" Boise's
roll of business mon.
J. Orville Bnkor , who recently com
menced as a dealer In men's furnishing
goods , has "learned his trado"in Idaho.
He was for a long time in the employ of
Hon. James A. Pinnoy , and was taught
systomcconomy and watchfulness there.
Later ho was in trade with a partner in
a neighboring town ; but when ho had
thus "tried his wings , " and learned the
great principle of solf-rolianco , ho re
turned to Boise City , as the only town
in Idaho now having metropolitan pros
The Bolso drilg trade Is entirely in
the hands of young mon. J. F. Ridori-
baugh is under thirty ? * has had all bis
mercantile training in Idaho , and is
having n splendid business. Messrs.
Mbyors & Boomer started in 1887. Mr.
Moyora is ono of the best practical
druggists on the Pacific cfoast ; Mr.
Boomdr is n son of the most enterpris
ing stage nn < i express manager khbwn
to mountain history ; the son has barely
attained his majority , buthe IB United
States internal revenue collector as
well 03 agent for the Pacific Express
company , and is filling his responsible
The Boise City Nntionnl bank , under
the excellent management df Mr. Al
fred EofT , has In two years attuihdd
the front rank in Idaho's banking busi
ness. Mr. Eofjf has tho.appearance of a
ybuhg man , lo.oks anil works like n
ydung man , easily passes for about
twenty-nine , but it seeing n "giro
nwny" when ho wears the badge of the
Gfaud Army , and thq records show Ho
was n member of Co. G , 1st Colorado
cavalry , in 1865 , but patriot maturdd
early in those days. , .
The largest dwnor 6f Boise City real
estate is Mr. John B. Broadbcnt , the
eminent jeweler. Mr. Broadbont has
familiarized himself with the progress
and prospects of all the mountain cities ,
and after most careful examination be
came satisfied that Boise , would in the
end show the greatest stability and the
steadiest growth. Ho has shown his
faith by his investments ; No ono buys
more persistently or pays bettor prices
than Mr. Broadbont ; Ids income from
routs is constantly increasing , and
shows the wisdom of his course. Ho
IrtiS boon a most liberal contributor to
meritorious public enterprises.
The firm of F. R. Coffin & Bro. , deal
ers in hardware and agricultural Imple
ments , whoso headquarters occupy ono
of the best business corners in the cen
ter of Boise City , is under the manage
ment of Frank U. Coflln , who came out
from Iowa about twenty years ago. Ho
started with but moderate capital , but
he had energy and good hard sense ,
and was never afraid to work. His
trade extended to bvory mining camp
within a hundred miles. Now that ho
has , passed the * financial anxieties ol
life ho finds himself at middle ago in
possession of health , n clear head , n
choice home , a taste for social life nnd
good readingnnd has every reason to
bo thankful that he "struck out" for
the mountain wilderness just when ho
The development of the excellent
school system , which is such nn hdnoi
to Boise Clty.ia largely duo to the efforts
of Hon. C.V. . Moaro. Few mon have
the time Or inclination to tnko up a
great educational interest and "stay
by it" till it matures into full power and
usefulness. Mr , Moore control. } many
important interests , having under his
charge cattle ranges and herds o
great value ; is mail contractor , owner
in stage , express and freight linosbunk
director , etc. , but nOao of these things
keep him from sharing in all move
ments for the advancement of Boise
City and Ada couuty. He is a man o
cool judgment , resolute purpose and
Few men in Idaho have mqro "irons
in the tire , " nnd none better handled ,
than those under the ownership ant
nnd supervision of W. H. Rldonbaugh
osq. Hla employes nnd managers
search the Boise mountain ranges for
lumber nnd fuolf he ia the leading
don lor in wood | n Idaho territory ; hi
'has the most iinpurlunt irrigating ditcl
owned by n single individual : has prob-
ibly the largest ilouring mill in Idaho ;
owns a choice farm of 010 acres , every
icro of which has boon redeemed from
ho desert and now blossoms like a gar-
Ion ; is president of the Bolso City
Electric Light company , and in other
ways puts his active brain to the best
ises. "Mountain air" dovolopcs man-
lood of the stalwart kind.
People who visit Mr. D. Spiegel's
mercantile establishment , covering
> ver 2COO fiqlmro feet of floor room , can
mrdly realize that it is but a brief
) orlod since all he owned could have
) eon piled on a hand-cart. But that's
, ho way business grows in the mountain
country in competent hands.
Persons removing lo Boise City and
desiring to send property in advance
can safely nluco their good's in the care
it Mr. N. F. Kimball. A veteran sol-
lior , who put in throe of his best years in
, ho service of his country , is ant to bo a
Tustworthy man anywhere. Air. Klm-
inll served in the 125th Illinois regi-
Boise's post of the Grand Army ( Pat
Collins No. I ) , is under commnnu of
Utijor G. W. Drumm. That patriotic
PoniiBylvanlan is in the jewelry busl-
1CS3 in Boise City , and is a public
spirited , liberal and progressive cltl/.on.
The wholesale trade of Boise City is
growing. Within a few weeks the
A. P. Hotaling company , of San Fran
cisco , Portland and Seattle , has stocked
i branch house in Boise , and already is
receiving orders from all parts of
southern and eastern Idaho.
The annual business transactions of
the town now reach $3,500,000.
It is the older citizens of Boise who
liavo the greatest conIldonco in its fu
ture development , This has boon for
Idaho a dull year ; but that has made
no difference with Mr. Peter Sonna ,
whoso now building , 50x1215 foot , and 50
high , costing $20,01)0 ) , id nearly com
pleted. It will bo finished in bettor
itylo than any other business structure
in the territory. Bolso's loading hotel ,
iho "Overland , " is undergoing rebuild
ing ; the old hotel cannot bo even tem
porarily spared , as it is always crowded'
with guests ; hence the rebuilding is in
ioctions. One-sixth of the now Over-
innd has just ooon completed at if cost
of $15,000 , and shows what n magnifi
cent structure the whole will finally bo.
This hotel is not a subscription a'lTnir ,
t > ut is o\ynod by Eastman Bros. , who
nro putting in the profits of many years'
prosperity , and will give Boise- City
ivontually the finest hotel between
Omaha and Portland.
limiQATION AN ! ) OOVEUNMKNT LANDS.
More than ono hundred and sovonty-
Ivo thousand acres of government land
near Boise City have boon entered
during the past two years. Much
nero would have been on-
; ored , but settlers are rtwalting
; ho completion of the irrigation canals.
Forty thousand acres , within twonty-
ivo miles of Bolso City , are still open
; o entry , but water cannot bo provided
L > eforo the spring of 1880. No govern
ment lands can bo secured by purchase
only ; settlement or cultivation are re
Farms can bo purchased at $10 to $40
per acre , according to the value of im-
urovomonts and accompanying water
The Boise river is depended upon to
furnish water to irrigate half n million
acres of land. The land lies south of
the river ; but little is yet under cultiva
tion , and about half of it still held by
the government , subject to entry by ac
tual settlors. Enough has boon "cultiva
ted to show that after moderate irriga
tion it is not excelled in productiveness
by any land in the United States.
Ten miles above the city the Idaho
Mining and Irrigation company com
mences its work. It is 6aid that $109,000
has been expended by this company in
plans , surveys , legal preparation , etc. ,
and that means have boon provided for
the actual construction of the canal.
Its plan is broad and comprehensive.
Its line follows the highest ground
from Boise river southwest to Snake
river , thirty-five miles. Its bnnches
follow the natural channels or "dry
crooks. " Its total extent will be over
ono hundred miles , and it Will provide
Water for 300,000 acres. It is hoped
that this magnificent enterprise will bo
pushed to completion speedily.
The Ridonbaugh ditch commences
about six miles above the city , nrtd
flourishes vnluablfa farms Jor about
fifteen miles. It passes oloso to the
edge of the plains lying above the city ,
and is easily convoyed to points where
a fall of sixty feet is obtained , furnish
ing tin enormous water-power nt a mini
mum cost. Mills and ; factories will
doubtless yet line the south bank of
Bolso river , receiving their motive
power from this Useful canal.
Below the city about six miles the
settlors' ditch is taken out of the rivor.
This Will provide wntor fbr nbbuttwonty
thousand nct'es 6f the choicest lands.
The Pnyotte Canal and , Irrigating
company's enterprise consists of two
largo Irrigating canals , which take the
water from the Payotto river about fiv'o
miles nbovo the town bf Etnmott , ono
canal conducting the water to the north
side and the other to the south side of
the river. Those canals will irrigate
about 250,000 acres of as tortile farming
land as can bo found on the Pacific
slopes. This project has several irrt-
'portant features and advantages , ono of
which is the facility it will afford for
Abating logs and lumber down from the
river abovo. Along the line of the
canal , nt desired points , the wntor can
bo used for driving saw-mills nnd ma
chinery. A largo force of mon will
soon bo put to work on this enterprise ,
and thousands of beautiful homes will
spring up as if bymagioalohgtho pictur
esque Puyotto. Senator ' \Yndo , of Ohio ,
predicted in the United States senate ,
some twenty years ago , that by 1000
every acre of good agricultural land in
the Union would bo worth at least 3-50.
The Payotto Is ono of the fete remain
ing beautiful tracts of virgin prairie
land that awaits the pioneer settlor.
Just as rapidly as water i& assul'odsol-
tlors are waiting to take these lands.
They are nominally only worth the gov
ernment price , $1.25 per acre. But as
soon as water is accessible the land is
worth $10 par acre. The settlers buy
permanent interests in the ditelios as
far as possible , and these rights vary so
much in value that quotations are
hardly practicable. Where water la
hired by the year , $1 for supply of each
acre of land actually cultivated is the
usual price. No surer or moro profita
ble opening for permanent investment
of capital could bo found than in the ir
rigating ditch system.
The traveler over the hlllannd plains
of Idaho , seeing the land in its natural
state , would probably .judge that his
chances for growing n head of cabbage
on the roof of n house were just as good
ns in the surrounding soil. Yet ho will
find surrounding Boise City , miles nnd
'miles of orchards , gardens nnd Holds.
On ono side of n fence is the most luxu
riant herbage ; on the other side soil al
most as barren ns a roadway.
The "sngo'brush" lands have nil the
elements of. a soil richer than the
prairies of Illinois except ono moisture
nlono is lacking. Give us waterand the
lands of Idaho will outrank all others In
productiveness. Our orchards yield
most largely , and the best varieties of
poaches , plumbs , prunes , apples , pears
and cherries , and nil the standard small
fruits in profusion.
Hon I. N. Coston etlys : "On ton ncrcs
of my poorest laud , with tmporfcct ir-
rogation , owing to n bar being formed
n front of the hondgnto to my dltci ) nt
ligh water , I raised forty tons of rod
clover hay. I sold 75,000 pounds (1,250 (
nishols ) of oniony from two acres of
and. Potatoes only gave mo 200
) ushols to the aero , I have raised 1,000
jushels on two acres. I have raised 113
) ushels 6f barley on an acre ; wheat
rom forty to slxtyjiushols ; oats , 100 to
50 bushels ; carrots and turnips equally
rood in proportion with potatoes ,
. 'runes , the Germans say , grow hotter
.ban . in their own country. Apples ,
> cars , poaches plums , apricots , choirles
lo as well , if 1191 bettor , than in the
most favored spots of California. The
elm , maple , blaclc'walnut , locust , etc. ,
nako our best shade trees. "
SHOWING TUB AVKllAOi : ritODUCTION1
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During the last three years the mines'
adjacent to Boise City Imvo produced
about $ H.OOO,000. The city may fairly
claim as directly tributary to it the vnst
region drained by the Boise , Payotto ,
J3runcau and Weisor rivers , within
which are situated the rich camps of
Kocky Bar , Silver mountain , Atlanta ,
Pine Grove , Shcop'mountainDeadwood
Basin and others , among which are Sil
ver City and Wagon town whoso prod
uct and whoso prospects fjaro with
out parallel. Then too there is the
Banner district with veins of surpassing
richness and the world-famed Quartz-
burg , mines which have steadily pro
duced gold for years , located 'in the
Boise Basin out of which have boon
taken millions , and adjoining which is
the Central Gold Hill System and the
Iowa Lodge that , when fairly opened ,
will moro than equal the Quartzbnrg
croup. The Central Idaho gold mining
district within a few miles of the lat
ter group has boon a rich "producer and
its bullion still i comes in steady con
signments , i ,
The relations jof all the minors and
traders inhabiting/the grand mountain
region around Boise City are intimate
and constant , with , no rival to change
the intercourse or divert the trado.
Beginning October 9 , Boise City will
where a rare opportunity will bo af
forded for the strlmgor to learn of Ida
ho's real wealth in agriculture , mining
and commerce , and to verify all that
her citi/.otia claimiin her praiso.
IIOISK HOT Sl'HINGH.
The time is not far distant when the
hot swings w ll' " attract thousands of
visitors to Boise City. They stream
from the mountains by a dozen outlets ,
at. the Hot Spring ranch , five miles
east of the town. Bathing facilities are
already provided , but they are totally
inadequate to the demand. Recently
the property was purchased by M. F.
Leech , superintendent of the Alturas
gold mines , Rocky Bar , but ho will not
bo able to construct a hotel of sulllcietit
capacity this year. By the opening of
another season , it is hoped that hotel ,
bath rooms , onon lakes , parks and cot
tages for invalids wilt bo ready. The
most of these springs are at boiling
heat ; a few are of lower tomperatur6.
Physicians commend their medical
properties in the very highest terms.
For all forms of rheumatism they prob
ably exceed in value the famous Arkan
sas hot springs , and far outrank the
Vrarm springs of California.
A railroad from Boise City to the
sorings has boon surveyed itrtd will un
doubtedly bo built. But the carriage
drive to the Springs is very attractive.
Th6 scenery is magnificent. Groves ,
farms , orchards , the rlVor , mountain
views and valley verdure , make every
part of the way interesting and inspir
The Boise people nro looking for the
extension of the Chicago & Northwest
ern railroad , being in the direct line
of ita march to th b western coast. The
extension of the Montana Central will
touch upon its route nioro prosperous
money making towns than nro reached
by any ono railway of equal long'th In
the United States. The building of the
Oregon Pacific trioans the development
of a long nbgloctod but valuable portion
of the inter-mountain district. The ex
tension of the Nevada Central to Boise
City would increase its population ton-
The nocdssitios o ! commercial life de
mand the building of these roads. They
will develop the wealth of these moun
tains till Idaho will bo the richest State
in the Union. The business awaiting
them will make them profitable from
the first day their trains Will f Uh.They
will not cost anything like the suln
which men estimate ; competent engi
neers can find routes entirely practica
ble nnd comparatively inexpensive. The
investigations now begun will continue
nnd will develop into action , till Boise
City is the centre of the most com
plete railroad system on the continent.
Are quickly given to every part of tllo
body by Hood'sf Sarsaparllla. That
tired fooling is entirely overcome. The
blood is purifiodnriched nnd vitalized ,
nnd carries health instead of disease to
every organ. The stomach is toned and
strengthened , the appetite restored.
The kidneys and Ulvor are roused and
invigorated. Th'o brain is refreshed ,
the mind madd ' clear nnd ready for
"work. Try it.
THE COMMIS9IONKUB' WORK.
They Put the County Officers In a
Stow For llotp.
The last two meetings of the county com
missioners have been of moro than ordinary
interest to the county , Sheriff Coburn , Clerk
Roche and Register of Deeds Megcath. They
limited the number of his clerks to five tu
County Clerk Roche's ofllco. That gentleman
asked for un additional force to assist in the
work , and the request was denied. Mr. Rocho
says unless ho has a number of additional
men ho cannot complete the lists before
October 1 , when , according to law , they must
all bo in or else the tax cannot bo collected.
Tbo commissioners have even gene so far as
to say that the live clerks allowed will not bo
paid for any extra timo. In making out tha
lists for last your it required eight or ton
men to accomplish the work , and during tbo
last few days before the time for the lists to
bo put in , the forte worked night and day.
The books woio returned to tbo clerk about
two Weokb earlier a year ago thait they
hare been this year. They are about
pno-third larger , too , than they were
then owing to the fact that so many additions
were plotted slnco last year's books were
mudo out. An example of thli can bo seen
from the fnct tliat Depps' wldltlan to this
> city , which , In lust year's lists required only
otto line , requires In this yonr's UsU oror
ono thousnnd twn hundred linos. A number
of such increases nro found anil the books
show entries of ever fifty-ol ht thousnud
> Ioccs of property this yenr while u your ORO
-horo wore not ever 00,000.
Drink MuUo tit soda fountain.
The foundation of all happiness is
: icalth. A man with an imperfect in-
ligcstlon may bo a millionaire , may bo
, ho husband of an angel nnd the father
) f half a dozen cherubs , and yet bo
miserable if ho bo troubled with dys
pepsia , or any of the disorders arising
from imperfect digestion or a sluggish
liver. Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Purgative
Pellets are the safest and surest remedy
lor these morbid conditions. Being
purely vegetable , they are perfectly
How Tlioy Are Striving to Satisfy De
mands on Them.
It has been repotted and on reliable au
thority that Storz & Her will , before fall ,
begin the erection of a now brewery on
Sherman avcnuo , la the vicinity of the
Omaha Milling and Elevator company's
building , two blocks north of Nicholas
street. The structure Is to bo a mammoth
ononnd will fiont on the avenue , with cat-
tracks In the roar.
Futthcr north , on the same street , the
paper mill is progressing satisfactorily , the
Hist story having been Mulshed on Saturday.
The capacity of the Willow Springs distil
lery has been ordered increased by thn trust
and nn engine of 100 hot so hewer is now
being put in for the purpose. The old engine
was considerably less powerful. Four of the
boilers have been supplied with patent gas
burning machinery nnd the other four nro
soon to bo equipped In the same manner.
I cheerfully recommend Rod Clover
Tonic tothobOsulTorlhgfrom troubles of
Lho stomach ttnd liver. I am now on my
second bottle , and it makes mo feel like
a now man. C. M. CoNNOK , Nashua ,
[ a. For sale by C. F. Goodman.
" " " "
Drink MalTo !
A Mimnnitous ATTACK.
Two Polish Street Pavers Kngngo In
Two Polish laborers , named Michael
Sarolin and Joseph Cosmcrski , while en-
jagcd In paving Leavonworth street near
Twentieth yesterday afternoon , had a slight
misunderstanding over some trivial matter
and Cosmcrski became perfectly insane with
nngor. Seizing a spade ho struck Sarofln a
number of wicked blows , any ono of which
would have crushed his skull had they hit
the top of his head where they wore aimed.
AH it was they did horrible ex
ecution. Ono blow wlilch struck
Sarotin in the face split his
toft chock open from the corner of his o.vo to
the chin , cutting clear into his mouth and ox-
| ) o iug his clioolc bono and teeth. It was a
tiideous sight. Another blow struck him on
the left arm and broke one of the bones.
Doimersld lied. A warrant was issued for
his arrest , but up to a late hour the police
were unable to llnd him. Saroiln was taken
to the police station nnd nn hour or so later
Ills wounds were dressed. Ho is n badly
used up man. His assailant has the reputa-
ion of being a very dangerous man.
Teeth that masticate well
Are a blessing indeed.
But unless fioin all tartar
They're spcodilv freod.
With SO/ODONT best of all things for th
Vou'll never have good ones your lips bo-
Lohtnd hotel , Chicago , for comfort.
TI113 ItKAI/ry MAUKET.
Instruments Placed on Ilccorll Dur
r T V Wood and wife to Jl W Harbor , lot
fl , blk 1. lllversldo add. wd COO
A Geary and \\lta to Neb Savings bunk ,
w 2.-J ft lot H , bile 80 , So Omaha , w d 7,100
N 1D Solomau et al to D L 'J lioruas et al ,
lot 1 , blk U , Holoman's add. w d COO
Nil ) Soloman et al to D It Thomas et al ,
lot-0 , blk 4 , Holomau's add , w ( ! . . . . < > . COO
O M bllmgfellow and wife to I' II Walker ,
B acres sw ror of no of sw S 15-13 , w d. . . . 300
Bo Omaha Laud Co to a U Kink , lot 0 , blk
114 , South Omaha , wd , . . . ; 7S1
Max Itees to Mary Keel , lot ft ) , bin. 12 ,
Kountze He Umh's add , w d 10
U W Haynes and wife to O M Carter , lots
D land 13. blk 7 , Jerome park , wd 6,500
J T Flack otal to OSJluffln , lots 14 to S3 ,
Inclusive , blk - > , Vulgar place , w d 8
0 H Hoggt et at to f ) K Darker , lots 15 and
10 , Vales * Iteed's sub , qcdi. ; 1
S K Curtis and wife to Win J Hansch , lots
HI ! and IS. Kelly1 * add. wd . . * . . . . . 415
J Fqwcettund wife to S Roberts , lot s3 ,
blk H HrtsBH'place , w d 1,700
J Fawcett und wife to T L MoDermott ,
lot S3 , blkU. Ilrlt8 ( ' place , wd 1,700
J Fawcott and wife toM lloberts , lot 24 ,
bjk W , nrlBRS1 place , wd . 1,700
J Vawoott nnd wife to HJefTrey , lot So , blk
111 , Brlggs' place , wd , . . , . 1,700
William U Albrlcht and wife to J N
1'otors , lot 10 , blk < M , Albright's choice ,
w d . , . 425
C KVau Camp and wife to J O Van Camp ,
lot bit 1 , CottaL'o park , w d . 1
Gib Van Camp and wife to J O Van Camp ,
lotl , blk ; > , COttBge.pnrk , w d . 1
A Smith to P Bimth , lot 18 , blk 15 , Hans- * .
com place , wd. . . . . . . . . . . . . CoO
J F Woblnson to T n McC&gne. caahler , ,
lot 12. blk 10 Uedford place , w d . ; . OW
0 B ItulHn to J F Flack , lots i , 2 , U and 4 ,
Vassarphue.qc . u. . . . . 3
Il-Kountie and trif tto H L Chamberlain , _
lot 6 , blk 7 , Kountzo place , w d . , . . 1,700
J JLanktreaandwlfetoMrsTIiimktree , .
BGOft. otnlugrt. lot , llurrOalc , wd. . . S.GDO
M II Wild and wife to V U Gantry , lot 1 , .
blk 30 and lot 3 , blk 3. % Florence , w d . . . .
Total . . . Wi,788
The following building permits vroro it-
F Hoettgcr , one-story brick residence. .
Cuming Ubarmxtoeuth. . i . , . . . . , . . $ 000
Bvaugelloal association , church building ,
southeast corner Twonty-nfth and Caldwell - ,
well . n.t..k. 8.WO
Carl E Hammar , cottaBe.Twenty-Heventh
and Davenport . i. . . . < . . l.COO
Charles F Zleman , improvements , KB
South TwAnty-secorid . L.I. . . . COO
W. J ) Morran. Improvements , Clifton near ,
Howard . , . . . 100
Fred O Clirlstensen , cottage , ml Nortli
Twenty-fifth. . . . . . . , . . . . , . , . 1,300
Charles illanchard , cottage , T erttloth ,
Union Paciflo tracks . . . . . 100
Carter manufacturing company , cottage ,
Twentieth near Center . 400
Schleslnger Hrothura , two-story frame
store and Hats , Seventeenth near Nich
Nine permits , aggregating . , . tl'2,000
dorscd by thu heads o ( tin ! grrat universities as
the strongest , purest and most healthful. Dr.
Prices Cream Baking i'owder does not contain
wnmonla. lluie or iiliun. Kohl only In.caua.
, PUIUI5 DAIClXa i'\VIEU ( Cd. . _
New York. CUItago.
Watches and Diamonds Found in Tea
and Coffee A Novel Way of In
troducing Goods ,
The names of all persons finding diamonds
mends , watches , etc. , are added to this
1st dally. The Overland Tea company
) f San Franciscohtxvo telltlod the store ,
2.ZQ S. 14th St. , near Farnnm , Omaha ,
uul in order to introduce their goods ,
; hls company put for CO days , souvenirs
in every can of tea and coltoo sold such
as solid"gold , silver and nickel watches ,
ilso genuine diamonds , in solid gold
setting ; also money , and many other
articles of loss valuo. Every can con
tains n souvenir. The cottco , can and
contents weigh about throe pounds ; the
,011 , can nnd contents about ono and a
Imlf pounds. This expensive and novel
way of advertising will bo discontinued
after CO days , and these really choice
ijoods will bo sold strictly on their merits -
its but without the souvenir. Of course
every purchaser must not expect to got
a diamond or watch. This company
claim that they have just ns good a
right to give away watches , diamonds
or other jowolrynndmonoyastheircom-
iiotitora have to give away glassware ,
cliromos , etc. Got up a club. These
who got up a club order most always got
a handbomo present. Orders by mail
romptly forwarded to all parts of the
nitod States on receipt of cash or post-
jfllco order. Terms : Single can SI ; six
'or $ u ; thirteen for $10 , and twonty-sov-
on for $20. Address Overland Tea Co. ,
Omaha , Nebraska.
Mrs. Johnson , Nineteenth street , sil
ver castor ; Mrs. Daisy Ilamsbor , Geor
gia avonuc , ladies' chatelaine watch ;
Miss Nelson , South Nineteenth street ,
silver sugar bowl ; Mrs. Monack , South
Nineteenth street , can money ; Mrs.
Voss. Twenty-fourth street , silver berry
stand ; Charles \V. Nelson , Douglas
street , $50 in gold coin ; P. Hormanson ,
niilinor , Cuming street , silver sugar
jowl ; Mrs. Wood , Twenty-sixth
tnd Capitol avenue , can Money ;
Robert Sundstrun , Twenty - sixth
street , gent's hunting case gold
watch in tea ; Mrs. Pickroll ,
Howard street , silver castor ; Mrs.
Stern , Leavonworth street , can money ;
Mrs. R. H. Pettlbono , mail order , Coun
cil BlulTs , diamond ring ; Harry B. Lar
son , Farnam street , cluster diamond
ring ; William Stoinlious , Paxton build-
ng. can money , diamond ring and sil
ver silgar bowl ; N. P. Sackett , South
Thirty-third street , diamond ring ; Nol-
y Dawson , Council Blutls , silver sugar
jowl , I. S. Lozior , Leavcnworth street ,
can money ; Arthur Marshall , California
street , lady's hunting case gold watch ;
Mrs. Goddell , Hamilton street , sil
ver pickle stand ; Miss A.
Richards , Fnrnam street , silver
sugar bowl ; Mrs. Noligh , Douglas
street , silver cake basket ; Mrs. John
son , South Nineteenth , can money ; R.
El. Davie , Burdotto street , diamond
ring ; W. B. B. Pierce , Grace street ,
liamond ring and can money ; O. P.
Whipplo , Webster street , silver butter
dish ; Mrs. N. E. Wallace , Howard
street , silver sugar bowl ; R. W. Inness ,
Nicholas street , silver cup ; D. L , Mc-
Endrco , corner Fifteenth and Jones ,
diamond ring ; Edward Colter , St
Mary's avenue , $10 in gold coin.
Mr. William Tail , Twenty-ninth nnd
Grant streets , stem winding and stem
setting watch ; Miss Mary Ennowold ,
Cummings street , can inonoy ; B. T.
Redmond , . North Eighteenth stioot , diamond
mend ring ; Frank Lurk in. Farnam
street , solid hunting case gold watch in
tea ; W. F. Croary , Cass street , silver
berry dish ; Alfred Johnson , Fourteenth
street , cluster diamond ring in tea ;
John Hymos. Council BlulTs , can inonoy ;
Lillie Burkhart , Douglass street , $20
gold coin in tea : J. W. Foster , Cuss
street , silver pickle castor ; Fred Stan-
borg , Council Bluffs , silver five bottle
castor ; L. T. Wolioy , Thirtieth street ,
can money ; Henry Ashton , Fifteenth
street , solilairo diamond ring
Miss Sadie Rotholz , with Falconers ,
diamond ring ; Mr. H. M. McGrow ,
Council Blptfq , can money ; John H.
Whitely , California street , ladies hunt
ing case gold watoh in tea , Elgin move
ment ; Edith Howard. Douglas street ,
silver butter dish ; Robert Stoihdler ,
Tenth etroot , solid gold ring , combina
tion diamond ruby and sapphire
setting ; Mrs. Kato Maloney ,
South Nineteenth street , dia-
mondri ng ; Eva Bradley , Davenport
street , silver pickle castor ; W. J.
Byrnes , of Tim Bun , solitaire diamond
ring ; Frank Percy , North Twenty-sixth
street , silver fruit stand ; J. F. Sickle ,
Twtmty-fourth and Doi cos , Btom wind
ing tmd atom setting watch.
Who ii WEAK. nUlTVOItft. DEBILITA *
TJT.n , who In hid FOI.fcY fcnd IONURANCB
MM TBIFI.KO away hli TIMOR of nODT ,
S31 NO and M ANHOOneauilnf xuauitlne
dralni upon the FOUNTAIN" ) of I.IFK.
MKADACHB. BACKACHE , Dreadful
lr mi , WEAHNEN1 of Memory. BASH.
rUI.NENH In HOVIF.TT. riHPl.EH upon
the FACE , and all the EFFECT * ItadlUKto
EAKI.T DKCAT and Tttthap * CONNUMP.
triON or INNANITT , should ooniult at one *
( be CELEIIKATED Dr. Clarke , Ettablltued
tffil. PT Cl&rke hai made NERTOVH IIE.
BIL1TT , CUnoNKl and all Dliraici nf
Ihe OENITO IIHINART Orntii a Ufa
rVudjr. It make * NO difference WHAT you
& * re taken or WHO hat failed to cure 700.
liar to their MX oan couiult with the anuranco
Of ipeedr roller and cure. Send 2 cent * poitnco
for work * on your dlscairs.
49-Hend 4 cent * pottage for CM hrMd
Work * on Chronic , Nervon * nnd ! !
Mto Diseases. Contultatlon , penontL'y or by
niter , frnn. Consult the old Doctor ,
t'honaanda cnrrd. Odlrccand pnrlom
priYBtv. * 3-Thoeo contemplating MarrUga
Bend for Dr. Clnrke' * celebrated gnlJe
Hale and F ninlr. each lie. , both 2 c.
liUmrn ) . Hefnte connnlnc your caie , contult
Ur. CLARKK. A friendly letter or vail may
WTO future nuflerlneand slmmo , and add golden
ynart to life. W-Book " I.lfe'a ( Secret ) Er-
rora , " oOc. ( ttampi ) . Medicine and writing *
sent everywhere , Kocure from rpo urc.
Houn , 8 to 8 ; Bundayi , 9 to 12. Addrrii , '
P. t > . OLAJilKE , M. D.
J88 Sou Clark St. . ( CHICAGO , II Jv
Health is Wealth !
DR. B.C. WEST'S NKRVK AMD Tin A tit
HBNT , K RiiHrantccd specific ( or Itjstorln , Dlzzl *
ness. Convulsions , Kits , Ner\oun Neuralgia ,
Hcaanche , Noirous Prostration , caused by tha
uee of nlcbhol or tobncoo. Wakefulness , Mental
Depression. Boft nlns of the Drain. rftMiltlng In
limntty. and leading to misery , decny find
dentil , Premature Old ARC , llnrrennoss , Loss of
1'owor In either Be * . Involuntary Losses and
Ppermatorhrpa caused by over-exertion of the
brnln. aclf nlmte or ovcr-lndulgcnco. Each box
contains ono month's treatment. 11.03 a box , or
six boxes for 15 00 , sent by mall prepaid on re
ceipt of price.
\Vlfi GUARAHTEK BIX BOXES
To cure any caso. With each order received by
tin for MX boxes , accompanied with (5.00. vr
will eeud the purchaser our written guarnntea
trt refund tin money If the treatment does not
effect a euro , uuarantecn Issued only by 0. F.
OOODMAN , Dm/fain. Sole Agent , 1110 Farnam
BUeet. Otnnim. h < ) t >
INACOUAINTED WITH THE GEOORAPHV OF THI COUNTftV Will
OBTAIN MUCH INFORVATION FROM A ITUDY OF THIS MAP OF THI
CHICAGO , ROCK ISLMD& PACIFIC R'f
Its main lines and broncho * iucluda CHICAGO ,
PEOIUA. MOLINE. BOCK ISLAND. DAVEN
PORT. DEB MOINE3. COUNCIL BLUFFS. MTJS-
OATINE , KANSAS CITY. BT. JOSEPH. LEAV-
ENWORTH , ATCmSON. CEDAR RAFITJ8 ,
WATERLOO , MINNEAPOLIS , and BT. PATJL.
and scores of Intermediate cities. Choice of.
routes to end from the Pnclflo Coast. All trana-
fcra la Union depots. Fait trains of Fine Day
Coaches , oloeant Dining Cora , magnificent Pull *
man Falaco Sleopera , and ( between Chicago , 8t
Joeoph , Atchteon and Knnnai City ) Reclining
Choir Oars , Beata Free , to bolder ! of throunb
fin t-claaa tickets.
Chicago , Kansas A. Nebraska R'y
" drent Rook Island Uouto. "
ExtendaWeit and Southwell from KaniaaCttr
andBt. Jottph to NELSON. UOHTON , , BKLLB-
VILLE. TOPCKA. HERINQTON. WICHITA ,
UUTUUINSON , OALDWELL , and all taints la
KANSAS AND SOUTHERN NIBRA8KA
and beyond. Entire feaaunger equipment bf th
celebrated Pullman manufacture. All aoftty ap
pliances and modern Improvement * .
The famous Albert Lea Rout *
fa tha favorite between Chicago , Bock Island.
AtouUoa , Kanaaa CUT and Minneapolis andBt.
Paul. Ita Watortown braneh traverses the great
. " WMfcAT AND DAIRY BltT"
of Northern Iowa , Southwoitera Xlnnesat * . and
Bait Central Dakota to Wotertown , Spirit fcaKe ,
Sioux JTalli and many other town * and clUei.
The Short Line via Bcaeoa and XankakM offer !
fuperlor facilities to travel to and from Indian *
apoll * . Cincinnati and Otnsr Southern points.
. .For Ticket * . Hap * . Fcldn , or dealred Informa
tion , apply at aar Coupon Ticket Office or addreM
E. ST. JOHN , K. A. HOLBROOK ,
OenlTkt. ftp * * * Act ,
How Many Babies
Grow up weak and puny when by using
RIDGE'S FOOD ,
health and vigor Would follow. Woolrlch ft Co.
EDUCATE Tour SONS
THE , , ,
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME
offers unequalfed advantages to impart to your
Buns nnd wards a thorough education for either
comuieiclnl couriu , or n full course , comprising
Classics , ltnv , Hclence , Kathematlca and Music.
TJIK M1MM UEI'AILTDIKNT ,
( St. IMwanl'H Hall ) for boys under thirteen
years of age. In separata and under the maternal
tare of the bisters of the Holy Cross , llefore
concluding where to Bdnd your Bonn , tend for a
catalogue containing illustrations of the build
ing < of Notre IMmo nnd full particulars as to
terms nnd course of study. The HHth session
opens Tuesday , Keptcmbcr 4th. 1K ( > 8. Address
Kev. T. K. Walsh , 0. S. 0. , 1'rcs. University ,
Notre Dame , 1ml.
SI' . JOHN'S MIMTAIlVBOHOOti ,
MANIUUS. N. V.
Civil Knglnperlmr. CIiiBslus. nunlnosn.
HT. HKV. F. alHINTlNOTON. Froflident.
la. CouY. . VKUIIKC'K , Superintendent.
UNION COLLEGE OF LAW , 5S
w Tor circulars address H , UOOTII , Chicago , 111.
FREEHOLD , NEW JERSEY.
I'th year. For catalogue ? send to IlEV. A. Q.
CHAMIIBIIS , A. M. , 1'rinclpal.
Morpit Park Military Academy
'Jhe lluit Hoys' Hoarding School in the West.
fi > jtle nth } ear begins Sent. 19th. Send for cata-
l > to ( JAtT. Kl ) . N. KiitK TAI.COXT , Bupt , ,
1'AltK , COOK Co. , IIA.
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MiiitiieM uiiturpimrud. Homo comfort * ! ckrefnl
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rotlurt Peclln * nnd FuDttlgntl ditor.
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